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Applications Manager

  • £450 per day
  • Buckinghamshire
  • Posted: 14/05/2018
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: 809104344

Job Details

IT Applications Manager – Buckinghamshire

6 Months Contract – Circa £450 Day Rate (Inside IR35)

We are currently working with a leading organisation who have a great new opportunity for an Application Delivery Manager to lead their applications team.

The IT Applications Manager will be responsible for:

• Ensuring effective management and optimisation of the business' applications portfolio.

• Working with the Head of Infrastructure and Hosting and the Chief Operations Officer to ensure application availability is in line with SLAs.

• Working with business application owners to actively manage application roadmaps including the evaluation of opportunities for transition to cloud hosting where desirable and commercially beneficial.

• Supporting the CTO and Director of Technology Services with insight and data to support and inform BCCs over-arching technology strategy.

• Working with BU teams to ensure business processes are properly mapped, owned and documented as a basis for application configuration.

• Ensuring all applications have an agreed maintenance plan with agreed maintenance windows.

• Maintaining a holistic view of BCCs application portfolio in order to identify opportunities for functional consolidation or application rationalisation/reduction.

• Ensuring current and effective DR plans exist for all applications.

The successful IT Applications Manager must have a background in more operational management as oppose to project manager:

• Experience in leading applications teams and designing application strategies

• Experience in managing an applications suites with an understanding of underlying technologies (e.g.

• Javascript HTML/XML etc.)

• Ability to design and manage integration solutions with a view to moving to a central platform/IPaaS.

• IT related degree or equivalent experience

• ITIL V3 Foundation/ Prince 2

Please note, as this role is in scope of IR35 you will be required to work via an umbrella company.